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Ok i installed wine as an rpm and i have it installed, the only thing is i don't know how to get to it and run it. So i am ...
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    How do i run a program in Wine after installation?


    Ok i installed wine as an rpm and i have it installed, the only thing is i don't know how to get to it and run it. So i am using a GUI so does anyone know the Run Program: command to run wine.

    Please help thanks!

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    Why not look at the documentation on the wine home page?

    http://www.winehq.com/docs/wine-user.html

    Take a look at chapter 6 - Running Wine

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    Ok, but how do u acctually get the program to come up and run. Cuz i know for some programs u have to use the run program then type in the command to run it and then the program pops up in GUI. This is all done on the GUI, so how do u get wine to run.

    Thanks logan5, but the document didn't really help.

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    How in the heck do u get wine to run im really new to linux and i can't figure this out to save my life i've read at least 5 manuals and its not helping is there something i missed i installed the rpm from winehq, but im totaly lost i don't know how to get it to run.

    Please Someone Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    At the command prompt, as root type

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    update-menus -v
    After it's done, you should have wine in your start menu under -> applications -> emulators -> wine.

    Otherwise, just type wine at the command line:

    http://www.winehq.com/site/docs/wine...d-line-options

    As a last resort, you could always google. The link above was found using the search

    Code:
    wine command line
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    type "wine" followd by the full path to the windows executable you want to run, like this:

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    wine /windows/program\ files/solitare.exe

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    It's a big step for ex-Windows users to use the command line I know, but look at the desktop - less clutter all round!

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    for my case, i can run notepad....."wine notepad", but not other programs like yahoo messenger, internet explorer......
    "wine "c:/program files/internet explorer/iexplore.exe"
    "wine "c:/program files/Yahoo!/messenger/YPager.exe"

    may i know what's wrong with this? thx alot

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    i think u have to type in the command promp as:
    #wine "<the path in LINUX where the exe file is stored"
    u are giving the windows path instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by aparna
    i think u have to type in the command promp as:
    #wine "<the path in LINUX where the exe file is stored"
    u are giving the windows path instead
    Depends where it's installed. If it's installed on a windows partition then use the path to the windows drive, but if it's in a fake win directory under linux then you need to add that as the path.
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